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United Korean Judo team at World Championships

15 Sep 2018 10:00

 Yonhap News    Mongolian JudoHeroes
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South and North Korea will form a joint judo team for a mixed team event at the upcoming World Judo Championships. Three male and four female judokas from North Korea will join South Korean judokas for the mixed team event at the 2018 World Judo Championships, which will be held next week in Azerbaijan.

The mixed team event will be held on Sept. 27, the last day of the world championships, according to the Korean Judo Association.

Details about the unified team will be decided after Seoul and Pyongyang send their delegations to Azerbaijan, the KJA said.

The unified team from the Koreas will use the unification flag that depicts the Korean Peninsula, the KJA said.

Meanwhile, South and North Korea will send separate teams for the men's and women's competitions at the upcoming world championships.

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